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joual

[zhoo-al, -ahl] /ʒuˈæl, -ˈɑl/
noun
1.
any of the nonstandard dialects of Canadian French, characterized by deviations from the standard phonology, morphology, syntax, and vocabulary, and often containing many borrowings from English.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; representing a non-standard pronunciation of French cheval horse
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joual

/ʒwɑːl/
noun
1.
nonstandard Canadian French dialect, esp as associated with ill-educated speakers
Word Origin
from the pronunciation in this dialect of French cheval horse
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